Deloitte said in a new report that telecommunication companies can use blockchain to improve a number of services and security functions.
The second largest mobile carrier in South Korea has launched its own blockchain network and aims to apply the tech across several sectors.
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone is looking to invent a new contract agreements system based on blockchain technology.
China Mobile, one of China's three state-owned telecoms giants, is exploring moving part of its mobile data business to a distributed ledger.
India's telecoms regulator plans to leverage blockchain technology to combat unsolicited phone calls and SMS messages.
Colt and PCCW Global have added notable new members to a blockchain trial that automates normally labor-intensive wholesale settlements.
SK Telecom has announced plans to launch a blockchain-based platform aimed to simplify payment and subscription processes.
Several multinational telecoms firms have joined the Carrier Blockchain Study Group to advance blockchain use cases in the industry.
T-Mobile has entered the blockchain space and it's using Hyperledger technology as a way to rebuild its services on open-source software.
A group of telecom carriers including Sprint have formed a new blockchain consortium.